Parker Dam State Park


The 968-acre Parker Dam State Park offers old-fashioned charm and character. A scenic lake, rustic cabins, quaint campground and unbounded forest make Parker Dam an ideal spot for a relaxing vacation. For wilderness explorers, Parker Dam is a gateway to the vast expanses of Moshannon State Forest. You can walk through recovering tornado ravaged woods, backpack into the 50,000-acre Quehanna Wilderness, mountain bike to your heart’s content or enjoy quiet solitude searching for elusive Pennsylvania elk.

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Maps and Downloadables

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Recreational Guide

Parker Dam State Park Map (.pdf) (692 kb, 3/11)
Parker Dam State Park Recreational Guide (.pdf) (961 kb, 3/11)
    large print version of the guide text (.rtf)

Interactive GIS Map

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Campground Map

Parker Dam State Park Campground Map (.pdf)  (266 kb, 8/14)
    large print version of the brochure (.rtf)

Cabin Map

Parker Dam State Park Cabin Map (.pdf) (43 kb, 3/11)

Common Birds Brochure

Common Birds of Parker Dam State Park (.pdf) (377 kb, 3/11)